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Arnold Schwarzenegger, Kevin Bacon revisit their '80s movies on 'Tonight Show'

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On March 24, 2014, Arnold Schwarzenegger made an appearance on NBC's "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" (which is filmed in New York City) to promote his movie "Sabotage." During the appearance, Schwarzenegger and Fallon did a skit in which Schwarzenegger cited lines from his 1984 movie "The Terminator" and 1987 movie "Predator."

The appearance followed Kevin Bacon's appearance on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" on March 21, 2014, in which he appeared in a skit that recreated scenes from his 1984 movie "Footloose."

Videos from both "Tonight Show" skits went viral and became Internet hits. "The Terminator," "Predator" and "Footloose" are available on DVD, Blu-ray, digital download and VOD.

In the Schwarzenegger skit, called "Now We're Cookin' With Zach Striker," Fallon played a fictional QVC host named Zach Striker.

According to USA Today: "Schwarzenegger played himself, and he was really 'getting behind' one of the products. The pair presented a Vitamix blender and a 'Slap Chop' slicer and dicer. As Fallon went on to discuss the details of the blender, Schwarzenegger got increasingly impatient, wanting to move on to the other product. 'Let's get to the chopper!' he kept yelling, his iconic line from the 1987 sci-fi hit Predator. In the end, Schwarzenegger got so ticked he flipped over a table and they took a break, but not before Arnold promised, 'I'll be back!'"

"I'll be back!" (from 1984's "The Teminator") has become pop-culture catchphrase, as has "Hasta la vista, baby!," the line uttered by Schwarzengger in 1991's "Terminator 2: Judgment Day."

In Bacon's "Tonight Show" skit, he dressed in the similar clothes that his Ren McCormack wore in "Footloose." The skit spoofed the dance scenes and the angst-ridden behavior that Ren had in the movie.

"The Tonight Show" seems to be featuring more and more skits with movie stars spoofing their hits. On Feb. 26, 2014, Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore teamed up to sing a duet on "The Tonight Show" that parodied some of the movies that Sandler and Barrymore have done together.


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